Senior living

Care South rated by residents as one of the top 20 large care home groups in the UK in awards

Staff and residents at Alexandra House in Poole celebrate Care South being awarded the accolade of Top 20 Large Care Home Group.

By Staff Reporter [email protected]

Published: September 6, 2022 | Updated: 7th September 2022

Residents and their families have rated Care South as one of the ‘Top 20 Large Care Home Groups’ in the UK.

The Poole-based care provider received the accolade at the 2022 Care Home Awards.

There are over 17,000 care homes in the UK caring for around half a million people.

More than 12,000 of the homes support older people aged 65 and over.

At the Care Home Awards, the top care home groups receive an award based on reviews from residents, relatives and friends on

Amanda Hopkins, Reviews Manager,, said: “It is a massive achievement to be named as one of the Top 20 care home groups in the UK by the residents and their families, who have first-hand experience of the care and support being given at the care home.

“Our awards, which celebrate the excellent care given by care home groups, show Care South provides excellent care throughout its homes and we would like to congratulate it on being a top care home group.

“These top performing care home groups are making a profound difference to residents’ lives by putting compassion, kindness and dignity at the centre of their care.”

Simon Bird, pictured left, Chief Executive Officer, Care South, said: “It is always good to receive so many endorsements from residents, their families and friends who have taken their time to recommend us, and praise the amazing and compassionate care being provided by all our frontline care staff.

“Being named as one of the Top 20 large care home providers is down to those frontline care staff in all our homes and offices.

“We really appreciate all our staff who have gone to such great lengths to make our residents’ experiences in later life the best that they can be.

“We think our care homes provide fantastic ‘Food, Fun and Friendship’ to all residents in our care.

“It is good to see that others think so too.” is the leading care home reviews website and lists all registered UK care homes, helping people search for the right care home.

The Top 20 Care Home Awards 2022 are based on over 87,000 reviews received from residents and their family and friends between July 1, 2020 and June 30 this year.

Care South is a registered charity (not-for-profit organisation) offering a full range of care services for people of all ages,

  • Care South’s reviews can be seen here.

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